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In this article, Atalaya points out that of all the artists represented in the Salón Florida, only the works by Héctor Basaldúa, Nora Borges, Del Prete, and Xul Solar are worth seeing. As such, he goes on to analyze the characteristics of each of the aforementioned painters. 

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La Campana de Palo [The Wooden Bell] published its first six editions between June and December 1925. Following a time in which the journal was not published, it reappeared in September 1926, with a contiguous enumeration, although using a different format and with the subtitle: Periódico Mensual. Bellas Artes y Polémica. [Monthly Journal. Fine Arts and Controversy.] In this second phase that lasted until September-October 1927, eleven issues were published.

 

La Campana de Palo constituted one of the broadcasting organs for anarchist ideas of the group headed by Alfredo Chiabra-Acosta, also known by the pseudonym Atalaya, or At.

Researcher
Natalia Pineau
Team
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location
Archivo personal Albino Fernández.